Posttransplantation Therapeutic Rapamycin Concentration Protects Nitric Oxide-Related Vascular Endothelial Function: Comparative Effects in Rat Thoracic Aorta and Coronary Endothelial Cell Culture


PARLAR A., CAN C. , EROL A. , Ülker S.

TRANSPLANTATION PROCEEDINGS, vol.42, no.5, pp.1923-1930, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 42 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.transproceed.2010.03.134
  • Title of Journal : TRANSPLANTATION PROCEEDINGS
  • Page Numbers: pp.1923-1930

Abstract

Objective. To investigate the potential effects of therapeutic dosages of the immunosuppression agent rapamycin on endothelial function with regard to nitric oxide (NO) synthesis in rat thoracic aorta in vivo and rat coronary endothelial cells in vitro.